No.2A Beau Brownie black
MANUFACTURER: Eastman Kodak Company
PLACE MANUFACTURED: US, NY, Rochester
TEXT ON STRAP: none
INTRODUCTION DATE: Oct. 1930
INSIDE LABEL NUMBER: 40.997
PRODUCTION DATES: 1930-1933
FILM TYPE: 116 rollfilm IMAGE SIZE: 2½ x 4¼ inch.
STANDARD LENSES/SHUTTERS: doublet lens rotary shutter.
No.2A Beau Brownie with special made cable release.
The cable is made by Kodak in Germany for the France marked. Kodak-Fabrique de Allemagne.
Camera styled by Walter Dorwin Teague with two-tone enameled geometric Art Deco design front panel, in five colours; black, blue, rose, green and tan, with matching leatherette covering.
Green and rose models sold only in 1930 and 1931, and were not available in UK. The doublet lens allowed a shorter body than with the usual Brownie boxes. Some have “Eastman Kodak” but not all cameras. Also manufactured in Canada by Canadian Kodak Co. ltd. some have a logo inside “made in Canada” but not all cameras.
Camera value € 65
with original box € 435